Cassie Malane serves as a program associate for the Weinberg Foundation. In this role, she is responsible for providing support to the program director and senior program officer, within the Foundation’s Israel grantmaking portfolio which provides $12-18 million annually to Israeli nonprofits focused on aging in community, employment training programs leading to economic independence, and women at risk.
Cassie joined the Foundation in December 2019 as an executive assistant, after serving in the Peace Corps as a Maternal and Child Health Volunteer in Rwanda for 27 months where she worked at the nutrition clinic at a rural health center to assist in building the capacity of the program. In her role, she assisted the department develop trainings for community health workers, students, nutrition program participants, and health center staff about hygiene and nutrition using guidelines from the First 1000 Days initiative and WASH. In addition to developing trainings, she helped with the daily activities of distributing government subsidized foods and monitored children with acute and chronic malnutrition. During her service she served as the chair of the Volunteer Advisory Committee and as the fundraising chair on the regional camp committee.
Cassie is currently a student at the University of Maryland, School of Public Policy and a fellow at the Do-Good Institute to complete her master’s and a certificate program in nonprofit management and leadership. She received a Bachelor of Science at James Madison University and majored in health sciences and minored in humanitarian affairs.